Ubuntu Removing Old Printer Spool Files

Is there any way I can automatically flush printer spool files e.g. c000* from /var/spool/cups on shutdown or reboot?any help would be appreciated... ;) ...

Ubuntu Printer Problems

Very new to Ubuntu. Managed to connect to a shared printer on my Windows XP machine, but every time I try to print from Ubuntu I get a request to Authenticate. Tried entering my Ubuntu password, but no help. The Windows machine is not password protected. Here's the error message I'm getting from Ubu ...

Ubuntu Printer is auto-disabled when printing through samba

i'm using ubuntu 7.10 with a hp deskjet 3940, everything is fine except onei setup the printer to be shared on my windows network in ubuntuand i am able to print from windows to the printer on sambahowever every time i switch off the printer and then on againand then print the first job from windows ...

Access ubuntu printer from Win PC

How do I configure a ubuntu 10.94 PC to share its printer with Windows PCs on the home network?I have a NetGear WPN824v3 router with the ubuntu desktop PC and a WinXP PC wired to two Ethernet ports and a Vista laptop connected by wireless.So far I have set up file sharing using samba on the ubuntu P ...

printer spool service is not running

i can't add printer . printer spool service is not running is message appear for windows xp. ...

Ubuntu printer sharing

I want to use a Ubuntu PC as a file server/print server on my local network.I successfully attached an HP printer to my new Ubuntu PC. It is connected to my local network and I can access the file server on Ubuntu via my Vista PC, but I can't connect to the Ubuntu printer. The printer is shared and ...

Trouble with Mac sharing Ubuntu printer.

I am having a lot of trouble setting up my Mac to share the Ubuntu printer.The Mac is OSX 10.4.8 and the Ubuntu is 6.06, the HP printer is connected to the Ubuntu box. Since the OSX is Unix base, I would assume I can use CUPS on the Ubuntu box but somehow I can't get it to work. I wonder if it's som ...

Ubuntu Printer unable to connect to CIFS Host

Cannot print from Ubuntu 8.04 to my network printer. However, when I boot to WinXP on the same computer the network printer works fine. Computer #1 has Ubuntu 8.0 installed on one drive and WinXP installed on a second drive. Computer #2 has the network printer connected to a parallel port. The two c ...

Ubuntu Printer status switches between 'Idle' and 'Stopped' randomly; printing not possible

Setup:- HP LaserJet 1200- IBM X40 laptop- Ubuntu 10.10- Also tested in 11.04 beta 2The problem:I generally can't print, regardless of which USB port the printer is connected to. The status of the printer in the Ubuntu 'Printer Properties' tool switches between 'Idle' and 'Stopped - Unplugged or turn ...

printer Spool file tooooooo big

I am using MFC printing to print a bitmap from a memory DC, the outputted printer spool file created is around 40mb per page, how can I reduce this, I am using BitBlt at the moment, I have tried to chop up the image and iterate BitBlt calls but does not help, as this approach would most likely not h ...

How open printer spool manager window

HelloHow I can open printer spool manager window programmatically? ...

Ubuntu printer buying guide?

I've looked extensively for something on the web that gives me a list of printers that I can buy that work for Ubuntu 9.04.There's openprinting.org, but, it's giving all models of printers, which is extremely difficult to sift through to find one that's actually available in stores/online today.Goog ...

XP can see Ubuntu printer as ready but nothing prints

I have my Epson C46 working on my Ubuntu 9.10 machine, my XP machines are showing the printer as ready and will send a test page to the Ubuntu printer but it doesn't arrive at Ubuntu - doesn't show in the print job list on Ubuntu but does in XP??File sharing is now working in both directions. ...

cant print from xp laptop to ubuntu printer

In the past i setup the Ubuntu printer so that it can also print from a xp laptop via wireless. Now I cant. I think it started after I upgraded the ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 (now i use kubuntu).This is causing a lot of frustration in my house cus not everyone can print.does anyone have a suggestion how to ...

share ubuntu printer with win xp

I have 2 desktops & 1 laptop networked & sharing printer running ubuntu 8.04. I just got an acer aspire one netbook with win xp on it.Could someone please steer me in the right direction to figure out how to share my ubuntu printer with win xp? ubuntu picks up the windows netbook in network, ...

Ubuntu Printer program

There is no driver package in the Ubuntu printer setup at localhost:631 for the Brother 5370DW. I found the CUPS PPD on a current OSX, copied it over, handed it to localhost:631 and Ubuntu used it successfully, so the printer is now installed and available-idle in my new Ubuntu installation. But the ...

Ubuntu Printer status switches between 'Idle' and 'Stopped' randomly; printing not possible

Setup:- HP LaserJet 1200- IBM X40 laptop- Ubuntu 10.10- Also tested in 11.04 beta 2The problem:I generally can't print, regardless of which USB port the printer is connected to. The status of the printer in the Ubuntu 'Printer Properties' tool switches between 'Idle' and 'Stopped - Unplugged or turn ...

Printer spool never release

I have install a printer driver installed(generic) on my machine and shared it. So what happens is that another machine across the network sends the print out to my machine by mapping to my printer driver. The problem is sometimes when the other machine sends to my printer spool, the documents stay ...

Ubuntu printer

how to use lan printer in ubuntu , printer is attached to win xp ...

XP can see Ubuntu printer as ready but nothing prints

I have my Epson C46 working on my Ubuntu 9.10 machine, my XP machines are showing the printer as ready and will send a test page to the Ubuntu printer but it doesn't arrive at Ubuntu - doesn't show in the print job list on Ubuntu but does in XP??File sharing is now working in both directions. ...

Access Ubuntu printer from Windows XP on same sub net LAN

How do I see my Ubuntu printer (HP1012) on a Windows XP computer on the same LAN subnet?BTW, the printer works just fine from Ubuntu. ...

Connect from Vista to Ubuntu printer

I have been searching everywhere but have not found a fix for my problem. I am running Ubuntu 9.10 on my desktop and would like my laptop running Windows Vista to be able to print to the Ubuntu printer. The laptop connects through a router wirelessly and the desktop is connect to router with cable. ...

Ubuntu Printer sharing issue

I am trying to share a Ubuntu printer with my home network that has XP PC's attached. I have installed Samba and made the printer shareable, but I cannot see the printer from XP when I browse to add it. When I type http://<Ubuntu PC name>:631/printers/<printer name> for the printer name ...

my Ubuntu Printer applet is not openning?

guys, am having little probs with configuring my ubuntu printer applet, any time I try to access the printing applet thru system->administration->printing the applet doesn't come up instead its only run a backgound startup and disapear.i will be glad to receive any reply. ...

Ubuntu Printer Woes "Stopped: job-stopped"

New to Ubuntu/Linux. Successfully installed my Dell A920 with the Lexmark z600 drivers according to the LexmarkMultifunctionPrinters guide on the Ubuntu website. Only problem is when I try to print a test page (from the CUPS web interface, the Ubuntu Printer Manager or from another application) I ge ...

Ubuntu Printer Driver Installtion Help

Hello, I am using Ubuntu for a couple of weeks so far.Now I want to install printer driver. Unfortunately my printer ,Canon Pixus/Pixma ip2200, is not on the list of Ubuntu printer database. So I have to install manually which I humbly ask "a very gentle step by step" help from you.So far ...

Ubuntu Printer Problems

I hope that I am posting this in the right area.I have a Pixma IP3000 that is connected to another computer in my Workgroup at home. I also have a Brother MFC-5440CN, which I am not overly concerned about right now.Anyway, sometime ago I had the Canon operating under an earlier version of ubuntu, Da ...

Ubuntu Printer autodetect problems

I have searched the forums and the web for help in setting up my Canon (BJC-4550) printer in Ubuntu with no luck. It just seems that several others have similar problems with various printers: the printer is not detected properly, maybe it is possible to send some data to the printer and get some re ...

Having trouble connecting to Ubuntu printer from Windows XP via CUPS

I'm a bit of a n00b to *nix but I'm trying to slowly move to Ubuntu here. I've got my desktop working nicely but I need a little help sharing my printer with my Windows network.The salient parts of my home network are as follows:- Ubuntu Edgy on desktop (@192.168.1.106) with printer connected- Route ...

Ubuntu Printer problems - spool queue

I am trying to work out if a printer driver is working with full functionality and test all of the options. However, I want to avoid using lots of paper and more importantly, lots of ink.So I came up with the idea of 'pausing' the printer so that I can interrogate the print job without actually havi ...

Ubuntu Printer on Linux asks for username on windows 7

I've just bought a new Samsung CLX-3175 LaserJet printer, my main server at home is an Ubuntu 9.04 box so I wanted to plug the printer into that to give it network capabilities.Printer worked out of the box on ubuntu (scanner didnt but I don't care about that). The problem I'm having is that I've ne ...

Ubuntu printer share stopped after installing network drive

I somehow managed mounting my networkdrive thru CIFS, I believe, as nautilus was acting erratically. However, now I cannot access my ubuntu computer from my windows computer. This sucks because my ubuntu computer makes its printer available. also, whenever I click on 'windows networks' in nautilus I ...

Ubuntu Printer Queue Tells Lies

Lucid Lynx/64 bitPrinting to a printer hosted on XP machine.The Gnome Print Manager found the printer with no problems. The correct driver was available - so I installed it.The printer shows up when called by a print job I want to send.The queue pretends to process it.The queue states "complete ...

Ubuntu "Printer DCP135C may not be connected"

I may have posted about this before, and I've searched around for a solution but whilst I have found similar questions, there has been no solution that I can find...I have a Brother DCP-135C printer / scanner connected to my workstation via USB.It has been detected by CUPS, & I can manage it wit ...

Ubuntu Printer not working after updates

there, I'm running Ubuntu 10.04, and after installing the recommended updates yesterday, my printer, which was working perfectly, no longer works. I tried reinstalling it by downloading the appropriate driver, but it still won't work. Here is the error log:D [06/Jul/2010:07:55:26 -0400] cupsdSetBusy ...

Ubuntu printer does not print

I have installed the lpr and cupswrapper drivers using the command line terminal for a Brother MFC8860DN printer in Ubuntu 10.04. The drivers are recognized and the printer is recognized, but the printer does not print. I ran a troubleshooting process and got the error log below. I am a newbie that ...

Ubuntu Printer Issue

I currently have a D2345 printer hooked up to a windows XP home machine and I am trying to connect to it. I cannot seem to get it to work in any linux distro. I try to print, and the spool on the XP machine shows it as a remote downlink and says usually 60.9kb/8.7meg when I try to print and never mo ...

Ubuntu Printer Not Working

Greetings, all.I am having some problems printing to my Lexmark X7170. Ubuntu discovered it when I installed (I also tried to install it from scratch).I set the error logging to verbose, and here is the output when printing a test page. Any help would be most appreciated!Ben___D [02/Nov/2007:06:22:4 ...

Ubuntu Printer Doesn't Appear on Samba Network

everybody. I just recently got Samba working-- something I'm quite proud of accomplishing as an Ubuntu n00b. I have a new problem though. My printer is not showing up on the network. I got files to share successfully over Samba, but I have had less success with the printer. In the KDE "Printers ...

Ubuntu Printer installed but not working - error log attached

I will be so grateful if somebody can interpret this error log file, just any information on what things mean in it will hopefully really help me, even if you can't directly resolve the issue.The printer is a Canon MX350 and the drivers are installed seemingly fine. Mysteriously, it is known to prin ...

Ubuntu Printer Driver Install Q

I downloaded the driver program for an hp printer and put it on the desktop. Per instructions from hp I opened a terminal box and typed in sh hplip-3.11.5.run and hit enter. I got the answer, Can't open hplip-3.11.5.run. I am running Ubuntu 10.04. Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu Printer Driver

p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }a:link { } I am having trouble install a Dell Photo AIO Printer 926 Model with in a Ubuntu 10.4. I have a small network that has two other computers that are running Windows 7 and Windows Vista, and they all go to a network Printer. I like to include the Ubuntu 10.4 as we ...

Ubuntu Printer Issue Help!

I had just updated to 11.04 and are having a problem trying to get my printer to work. I never had problems in older ubuntu versions, my printer is on my home network which is on a windows pc and I am going through the same process as before through samba to try and get it running. It seems to be fi ...

Ubuntu Printer problem

Running Ubuntu 11.04, installed network printer, HP 3210 Photosmart. Installed ok, but cannot print, getting "Idle-errdos-errbadaccess(invalidopen......"Any ideas where to start? I did delete and reinstall.:confused:Paul ...

Ubuntu Printer help

I currently have a ubuntu 10.10 desktop basically set-up as a print box. The printer I have is a HP Photosmart 2600 series and it works fine when used directly from the ubuntu desktop. The problem I am having is my laptop is running windows 7 now and I just can't seem to work out how to connect to t ...

Ubuntu Printer setup

folks, I just bought a canon pixma mg5220 all in one printer. I was luckily enough to find the drivers for this printer thanks to this forum. However, I'm not sure about my setup. I bought a wireless printer because I would like to be able to print from my laptop. However, our main computer is a des ...

Ubuntu printer taking a long time to print

Sometimes - not all the time - documents won't print immediately, but take 12 to 15 minutes. I can't figure out why this only happens occasionally, or why my system - and not the two other computers using Ubuntu and the same printer in my house - don't have the same problem. Any thoughts?Sue ...

Ubuntu Printer doesn't show under lsusb

I'm trying to get an HP psc 2175 printer working with Ubuntu 10.10. I think it's supported in the kernel, but it doesn't show when I run lsusb. How can I get it to show up so the kernel can see it?Ok, the printer usb cord wasn't seated in the printer. Duh. ...

Ubuntu printer driver installs

Running 10.10 on an HP G62, have nearly made a complete switch to Ubuntu from Windoze. Really, the only thing I still keep windoze on the machine for is printing. I have a Lexmark Pro205 wireless at home and an HP Deskjet 1000 (J100 iirc) at work.I have gone into System/Administration/Printing and a ...

Ubuntu printer driver

. . . just purchased an HP deskjet 2050 printer. Does anyone know how to install a driver for this thing. I did all the regular stuff, but it seems I need a generic one.I downloaded a generic driver to my desk top, but can't get it to open.....help?I'm Ubuntu 10.04 ...